A creative outlet of protests
Race in America • 2m 43s
The trauma of George Floyd's death a year ago manifested itself in many ways in Minneapolis. Thousands took to the streets to protest the murder of an unarmed Black man by a White police officer. As the demonstrations turned violent, hundreds of shops and businesses were boarded up. But as CGTN's Dan Williams now reports, that, in turn, led to another creative outlet of protest.
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